Princeton HealthCare formally joins Penn system

Princeton HealthCare System is now officially part of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, making the combined entity a six-hospital system. Penn Medicine has several affiliations with New Jersey entities, focused on South Jersey, but...

Cancer institute announces new oncology leader

Rutgers Cancer Institute and RWJBarnabas Health announced Monday the appointment of Dr. Andrew Evens as their new oncology leader. Evens’ area of expertise is primarily in biology, prognosis and treatment of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and Hodgkin...

Medicines Co. wraps up $215M-plus sale of unit

The Medicines Co.’s sale of its infectious disease business unit has closed, the Parsippany-based biopharmaceutical company announced Monday. The company sold the unit to Connecticut-based Melinta Therapeutics Inc. for $215 million in guaranteed cash, about...

HMH and RWJBH: 2 big systems, but which is bigger?

New Jersey is now home to two mega health care systems, which account for nearly half of all acute care hospitals in the state. But declaring one the biggest in the state is difficult. Hackensack Meridian...

Experts: Hospital mergers continue to make sense

When JFK Health officially joined Hackensack Meridian Health earlier this week, it was just the latest of many hospital mergers to hit the state in recent years. The reason? They still appear to make sense. Linda Schwimmer,...

BioNJ hopes to reverse N.J.’s decline in biopharma

A new white paper from BioNJ recaps what many in the state already know: New Jersey’s biopharmaceutical sector has languished and lost out to other states — namely California and Massachusetts — despite generous...

Farmingdale implant company chooses new CEO

A&E Medical, a medical implant company based in Farmingdale, has named Eric Sklar its new CEO, according to a news release Wednesday. Sklar will replace Michael Janish, who will resume his position as chairman of...

Princeton pharma firm picks new president, CEO

Princeton’s Taiho Oncology has named its chief operating officer, Timothy Whitten, as the company’s new CEO and president, it announced in a news release Wednesday. The position also entails operational responsibility for parent company Taiho...

BD completes acquisition of device-maker C.R. Bard

BD, also known as Becton, Dickinson & Co., has completed its acquisition of C.R. Bard Inc., it announced last week. BD, a global medical technology company based in Franklin Lakes, will have about $16 billion...

Flemington biopharma company shuts down

Flemington-based biopharmaceutical company Arno Therapeutics Inc. dissolved itself during the last days of December, according to an announcement last month. The company said in a Dec. 22 news release that it had sold substantially all...

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